Upcoming Events 2018
GOOD FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Guided walk, as part of Pilgrim Paths Week. Meet Cahersiveen Heritage Centre 11am Information 087 7942123.
SATURDAY April 14
Guided walk as part of the annual Kerry Charity Challenge. The contributions is €199 for a weekend package offering 2 nights in the 4-star Sneem Hotel including Saturday dinner. Information Michael Sutton: tel 086 4009989: email; firstname.lastname@example.org
MONDAY AUGUST 20
Guided walk, as part of the 2nd annual Irish Pilgrim Journey. Information, 087 7942123 or email: email@example.com.
Completed Events 2017
Kerry Pilgrimage Weekend – September 23rd
Following the great success of the recent Irish Pilgrim Journey, there is now another opportunity to go where the spirit takes you on two of Ireland’s most captivating mystical trails, while in the company of like-minded people. The upcoming Kerry Pilgrimage Weekend ( Sept 23 and 24) offers participants an opportunity for a fully guided walk of the 2 pilgrim Paths In Kerry and 2 stamps for the new Irish Pilgrim Passport. The paths that will be completed are:
The cost for the 2 walks, which does not include return transport to the start point for Cosán na Naomh, is €20. Advance booking is required and should be made to Kevin O’Shea at 087 6247230 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Friday, April 14, 2017
Guide led climb of Cnoc na dTobar
Want to enjoy an unforgettable experience at Easter, while celebrating Pilgrim Paths week? Then you can savour some unforgettable walking on the Cnoc na dTobar pilgrim mountain, Co Kerry. On Good Friday, April 14, local guide, Johnny Keating, who was the first Kerryman to complete the Irish Pilgrim Paths, is leading a walk up Cnoc na dTobar to celebrate Pilgrim Paths Week. The return walk is among the 5 required for those wishing to complete the new, Irish Pilgrim Journey Passport, so this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Meet: The Old Barracks, Cahersiveen at 10,30am.
Walk distance: 9km
Walk duration: 3.5hours (approx)
Requirements: Sturdy footwear, warm clothing, packed lunch, water and raingear.
Contribution: €5 includes refreshments after climb.
Further information: 066 4010430 or 087 7942123.
National Pilgrim Paths Day Pilgrimage,
March 26th 2016.
Difficulty: Moderate, Length: 9 km, Ascent: 690 metres, Duration: 3.5 hours
Cnoc na d-tobar, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry has been a sacred mountain since prehistoric times. On Saturday, March 26, a walk to celebrate Pilgrim Path Week will follow upwards the 14 Stations of the Cross on the mountain’s ancient trail. Summit views, as picture shows, are awe-inspiring. All comers are welcome, but please leave your dog at home, as the pilgrim path is on a working farm.
Meet: Old Barracks, Cahersiveen at 10.30 for carpooling.
Description: Walk to a mountain summit requiring, sturdy boots, raingear and packed lunch. Recital to start walk – all musicians welcome to join in: Contribution: €5.00 (Includes refreshments). 360 degree views at the summit:
The Skelligs, (Unesco World Heritage Site), Cahersiveen Town, Valentia Island, West Cork, Corrán Tuathail (Ireland’s highest mountain), The Blasket Islands, Dingle Bay, Mount Brandon, Dingle Town, Mullaghanattin, (“the Matterhorn of Ireland”), Kenmare Bay, Drung Hill, Killorglin Town. On a fine day, it is possible to see Kerry Airport, with the help of binoculars!
Information: email@example.com, Facebook: Cnoc na d’Tobar.
The Old Barracks, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry, V23 VR 62, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 66 4010430